Fishery & Offa’s Dyke

Heavy Drinkers & Weed Smokers are not welcome



Open Wednesday to Sunday, all Bank holidays from 1st March to 1st December


Rules

  • Payment link and Booking will expire in 1hr if payment is not received.
  • Drive very Slowly, you are driving on a Public Bridleway used by Walkers, Horses and Bikes.  
  • Stop at the fishery office and sign in.
  • You must have a Valid Enviromental Rod Licence. (No licence no fishing)
  • No under 14yrs allowed onsite.
  • 14yrs and over must be able to provide valid I.D when asked.
  • 14yrs to 18yrs fishing must be accompanied by paid adult.
  • Viewing by appointment only

Fish Welfare

  • Do not strike to set the hook beyond reasonable force.
  • Never lift fish above knee hieght, keep the fish wet and return ASAP.
  • Sacking of fish is only permitted for wieghing only.
  • No Keep nets.
  • You must have and use fish care antiseptic when needed.
  • Rods / Rigs must not be left unattended in the water (E.A. Rules state you must not be more than 3 meters from your rods) Reel in before leaving the peg.
  • No Sleeping in Motor Homes / Vans when Fishing

Tackle 

  • No more than 3 rods + 1 Spod rod to be set up to fish. 
  • Barbless hooks only 
  • No Micro Barbed, Gripz, flattened or Crushed Barbs.
  • No Mainline braid.
  • Braided hook link and Spomb rod permitted.
  • Minimum 12lb Mainline 
  • Minimum 12lb Hook Link 
  • Minimun Hook Size 10
  • Safety rigs must be used at all times.
  • Minimum 1 x 30 inch wide landing net per Angler (No Net Sharing)
  • Spombs must have a float attached.
  • No Spinning 
  • No Bait Boats (Disabled Blue badge holders are permitted)
  • No Pole fishing, Whips or Sea fishing rods
  • A Leader or Rig Tubing at minimum of 12 inches must be used to prevent scales being lifted while playing the fish. With exception for float fishing. Florocarbon and tapered leaders are not acceptable unless tubing is used to protect the fish.
  • No Zig Rigs
  • No Magic Twigs

Bait - fresh soft is best

  • No Non Biodegradable baits eg fake corns, foams, plastics 
  • No Tinned Cat & Dog meats
  • No Peanuts,Tiger Nuts 
  • Corns must be soft to squeeze

Biosecurity

  • Landing nets and unhooking mats should be dipped in the disinfectant provided on arrival and before leaving site.
  • If anglers have handled fish, they should be advised to thoughly clean thier hands with soap and water before leaving site. After cleaning with soap and water a hand gel should be applied. 

Peg info

  • 2 Rods only per Angler if sharing.
  • Pegs cannot be reserved.
  • Stay on your chosen peg, No moving. 
  • No Stalking.
  • No fouling in the woods.
  • Put your vehicle in the car park after unloading
  • Fishery Gates are locked from 6.15pm to 8am
  • No visiting guests allowed onsite.
  • No take away deliveries.
  • No Dogs.
  • No Wading, No Swimming 
  • No Heavy Drinking, No Weed Smoking, Drugs, Guns, Target, Drones, Loud radios, Musical instruments
  • BBQs Must be raised to pevent scorching and retain the ash. BBQ & Ashes must be taken away with you.
  • Green / Camo bivvy style shelters only.
  • Take all your rubbish home or put it in the Recycling bins provided.

Advise

  • All accidents must be recorded in the accident book in the fishery office.
  • First aid kit is in the Fishery office or call 999
  • Caution should be taken when net dipping in disinfectant, ask for assistance if unsure. You are responcible for your own personal pretective equipment.
  • Caution should be taken, when walking around the lake & night, trip hazards are present e.g uneven ground, rabbit holes, slippery surface, bare roots and branches.
  • Caution should be taken camping under trees - Falling branches.
  • Fishing should stop when lightening is present.
  • Lake water is cold, the edges shallow but with steep holes, avoid falling in. Life rings are positioned around the lake to be used only to save life.

Legal

  • It is a condition of payment that we have the right to search your vehicle at any time.
  • Provide a fishing club Character Reference, if asked for.
  • The removal, killing, eating or transfer of any fish will mean a claim by the owners for full compensation.
  • Neither the company nor its employees shall be held responsible for loss or damage to any of your property however caused.
  • Anglers, guests or visitors are not entitled to make any claim against Gweryd lakes or employees of any loss, injury or theft.
  • We reserve the right to cancel any booking at any time.
  • We reserve th right to alter these terms at any time without prior notice.